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Theorizing the city : the new urban anthropology reader / edited by Setha M. Low.

Contributor(s): Low, Setha M
Language: English Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 1999.Description: xii, 433p. : ill., photos., tables ; 24cm.ISBN: 0813527201
Contents:
1, The divided city. The changing significance of race and class in the African American community / Steven Gregory; Creating family forms : the exclusion of men and teenage boys from families in the New York City shelter system, 1987-1991 / Ida Susser; Fortified enclaves : the new urban segregation / Teresa P. R. Caldeira. 2, The contested city. Spatializing culture : the social production and social construction of public spaces in Costa Rica / Setha M. Low; Landscape and power in Vienna Gardens of Discovery / Robert Rotenberg. 3, The global city. Personal relations and divergent economies : a case study of Hong Kong investment in South China / Josephine Smart and Alan Smart; Wholesale sushi : culture and commodity in Tokyo's Tsukiji market / Theodore C. Bestor. 4, The modernist city. The modernist city and the death of the street / James Holston; The power of space in the evolution of an Accra Zongo / Deborah Pellow. 5, The postmodern city. Making place in the nonplace urban realm : notes on the revitalization of downtown Atlanta / Charles Rutheiser; Discourses of the city : policy and response in post-transitional Barcelona / Gary McDonogh; Spatial discourses and social boundaries : re-imagining the Toronto waterfront / Matthew Cooper.
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Royal Anthropological Institute Open Shelves KFK [LOW] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available L73730

Includes bibliographical references.

1, The divided city. The changing significance of race and class in the African American community / Steven Gregory; Creating family forms : the exclusion of men and teenage boys from families in the New York City shelter system, 1987-1991 / Ida Susser; Fortified enclaves : the new urban segregation / Teresa P. R. Caldeira. 2, The contested city. Spatializing culture : the social production and social construction of public spaces in Costa Rica / Setha M. Low; Landscape and power in Vienna Gardens of Discovery / Robert Rotenberg. 3, The global city. Personal relations and divergent economies : a case study of Hong Kong investment in South China / Josephine Smart and Alan Smart; Wholesale sushi : culture and commodity in Tokyo's Tsukiji market / Theodore C. Bestor. 4, The modernist city. The modernist city and the death of the street / James Holston; The power of space in the evolution of an Accra Zongo / Deborah Pellow. 5, The postmodern city. Making place in the nonplace urban realm : notes on the revitalization of downtown Atlanta / Charles Rutheiser; Discourses of the city : policy and response in post-transitional Barcelona / Gary McDonogh; Spatial discourses and social boundaries : re-imagining the Toronto waterfront / Matthew Cooper.

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